Tigers' CCAA debut spoiled by Bunceton

Thursday, January 17, 2013

MALTA BEND -- The Malta Bend boys' and girls' basketball teams began CCAA play at home Wednesday with a pair of losses to Bunceton.

The Dragons won the boys' contest 81-34 behind 22 points from senior Jacob Clevenger. He had 10 points during a 30-7 first-quarter spree, and by halftime Bunceton led by a 48-16 margin.

Junior Kyler Tucker hit five three-pointers among his 18 points and senior Will Twenter added 17 points for the Dragons (5-6, 2-0 CCAA).

The Tigers (1-13, 0-1) were paced by senior Danny Kiehl's nine points.

Bunceton got off a 21-2 start in the girls' game, pushing the margin to 44 points by halftime of a 62-12 victory.

The Lady Dragons (8-2, 2-0) had two players out-score Malta Bend: junior Rachel Emde with 15 points and junior Maddy Berwanger with 14.

The Lady Tigers (0-12, 0-1) were paced by junior Danielle Kiser with seven points.

Malta Bend will head to Bunceton on Monday for the CCAA Tournament.

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  • How is it a positive self-esteem builder for the Malta Bend school and board to continually place the students under their care and responsibility to playing sports where they always LOSE? The school needs to do better by the kids whose futures are at stake here. Either get serious and hire coaches that can actually make these teams respectable or shut it down and stop forcing these kids be the laughing stock of high school sports as the school's reputation has been now for years.


    -- Posted by OneofThoseLeftBehind on Fri, Jan 18, 2013, at 3:36 PM
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